The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 44 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.80% 2.40% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 2.49% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 12
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
593 563 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.85% 96.57% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 516 481 351
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 20 (48.78%) C#
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) C++
3 17 (41.46%) Degree
4 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
5 14 (34.15%) .NET
5 14 (34.15%) HTML
6 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
6 13 (31.71%) CSS
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
6 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
7 12 (29.27%) Java
8 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
8 11 (26.83%) Python
9 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
9 10 (24.39%) jQuery
10 9 (21.95%) PHP
10 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
10 9 (21.95%) Oracle
10 9 (21.95%) Scrum
11 8 (19.51%) GIS
11 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
11 8 (19.51%) OO
12 7 (17.07%) XML
12 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
13 6 (14.63%) Web Services
13 6 (14.63%) WPF
13 6 (14.63%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) Riak
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Xcode
4 1 (2.44%) Mockito
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Spock
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (7.32%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
1 14 (34.15%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) CSS
3 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
4 10 (24.39%) jQuery
5 7 (17.07%) XML
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
6 6 (14.63%) WPF
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (9.76%) Java EE
7 4 (9.76%) J2EE
7 4 (9.76%) COM
7 4 (9.76%) SOAP
8 3 (7.32%) Symfony
9 2 (4.88%) STL
9 2 (4.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (4.88%) HTML5
10 1 (2.44%) JSON
10 1 (2.44%) Grails
10 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) GIS
3 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Social Network
5 2 (4.88%) iPhone
5 2 (4.88%) Physics
6 1 (2.44%) Blog
6 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) OO
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
6 3 (7.32%) Content Management
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) SEO
7 2 (4.88%) Android Development
7 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.88%) Cartography
7 2 (4.88%) OOP
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
7 2 (4.88%) BDD
8 1 (2.44%) Release Management
8 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) Web Development
8 1 (2.44%) MapReduce
8 1 (2.44%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) C#
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) C++
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (29.27%) Java
5 11 (26.83%) Python
6 9 (21.95%) PHP
6 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
7 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
8 5 (12.20%) VB
9 4 (9.76%) VC++
9 4 (9.76%) Ruby
10 3 (7.32%) Perl
11 2 (4.88%) C
11 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
12 1 (2.44%) Erlang
12 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) HND
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Google
3 3 (7.32%) Facebook
3 3 (7.32%) Twitter
4 2 (4.88%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.44%) Coverity
5 1 (2.44%) Wind River
5 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
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